Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Social Care
Canterbury Christ Church University - School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
United Kingdom

The Social Work team in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work comprises of full time and part time academics with extensive experience in higher education and social work and social care professional education and training. Our research and scholarship is often collaborative, working with other universities, local, national and European partners and involves a range of contemporary social work / social care practice and education issues.  

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work is offering the opportunity for an experienced academic or practitioner to contribute to the development and delivery of social work and social care education to foundation, undergraduate, post graduate and post qualifying programmes as well as to actively engage in related scholarly and knowledge exchange activities. 

The role holder will have extensive experience in social work or social care and be able to demonstrate commitment to the support and inspiration of students in their continued quest for knowledge, skills and professional development.

You will have a relevant first degree or equivalent and, if social work qualified, be eligible to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. You will have a related Masters or equivalent and experience of working as a lecturer or practice educator and contributing to courses or modules in the social work or social care field in a Higher Education setting. Ideally you will have or are studying to obtain a PhD in Social Sciences or a related topic.

We are particularly interested to hear from applicants who have experience of work in adult services including mental health.   


Additional Information

These posts come with excellent benefits and an opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, vibrant and friendly school within walking distance of the Canterbury City Centre.

Closing date for applications: 01 September 2019

Interviews will be held: 19 September 2019

For posts of this nature, you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as uploading your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents. 

Informal enquiries about the role should be addressed to Tim Odell, Academic Group Lead, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work., on 01227 783883, or email timothy.odell@canterbury.ac.uk 

For information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at hr.recruitment@canterbury.ac.uk quoting reference number REQ00811.

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University's redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.

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